BMW Group Malaysia together with authorised BMW dealer, Tian Siang Premium Auto has just unveiled four new BMW i Charging Facilities located in Ipoh and Penang to support the e-Mobility movement in the Northern Region.
The introduction of two new BMW i Charging Facilities each at The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Ipoh and Iconic Hotel, Penang is part of BMW Group Malaysia’s ongoing efforts to create awareness on new and clean technology in the automotive industry as well as promoting the convenience and availability of charging facilities.
Head of Sales of BMW Group Malaysia, Raymond Tan said: “The New BMW i Charging Facilities are another step forward for us in fulfilling our commitment to electro-mobility in the country. BMW Group Malaysia has delivered close to 10,000 vehicles year-to-date, with BMW iPerformance vehicles accounting for 56% of total deliveries. Globally, Malaysia is among the top three markets for BMW plug-in hybrid vehicles deliveries. To facilitate our vision for Future Mobility, we will continuously expand the accessibility of charging facilities to our customers, particularly through our network of authorised dealerships.”
General Manager of the Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Alex Castaldi said: “The Banjaran strives to provide guests with the most peaceful and relaxing retreat experience to recharge themselves. We believe our holistic hospitality should also extend to providing for their electro-mobility needs, a sustainable way of living that is embraced here at The Banjaran, surrounded by the best of natural beauty.”
Commenting on the launch, General Manager of Iconic Hotel, Kevin Cheah said: “The New BMW i Charging Facilities are a welcome addition to the hotel, as we can now conveniently serve the e-mobility needs of our guests. With the leading provider of premium electrified mobility in Malaysia as our partner, it will offer our guests complete peace of mind with the best facility to equip them for their next journey.”
Managing Director of Tian Siang Premium Auto, Tan Ka Kin added that 2018 has been a successful year for the premium dealership. He said, “Year-to-date, we have delivered over 300 BMW vehicles in Perak and over 400 in Penang, of which 64% and 59% respectively are comprised of BMW iPerformance vehicles. With the robust adoption of electro-mobility among our customers, we are excited to be developing more charging infrastructure together with our premium partners in this Region.”
With the introduction of the two new charging stations, BMW Group Malaysia now has six BMW i Charging Facilities in Melaka, Ipoh, Kuching and Penang. Additionally, under the BMW 360 Electric programme, BMW iPerformance owners have access to partner charging facilities where owners can enjoy 24/7 access to ChargeEV’s growing network of more than 270 charging facilities nationwide.
BMW i Charging Station in The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Ipoh
BMW i Charging Station in Iconic Hotel, Penang